5 Reasons Hackers Use Malware To Screw Up Your Computer

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Why do hackers make that stupid malware that screws up your computer? Whenever I am discussing viruses and malware, there is a question that almost always comes up. That question is "Why do they write that stuff to screw up everyone's computer?"  "Why would anyone do such a thing?"  "Don't they have anything better to do with their time?" There are several reasons these … [Read more...]

Facebook Farm Town Malware Ads

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Just a quick warning. A popular Facebook app game, Farm Town may be serving malware ads. While not to be confused with Farmville, Farm Town which has over 9 million players, has been getting reports of malware ads from players. If you ever get a pop-up claiming you are infected with a virus and need to download some anti-virus program - Don't. While the recommendation … [Read more...]

Facebook Password Email Virus and A Copyright Lawsuit Email Virus

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The recent Facebook password virus is joined by a copyright lawsuit virus that work on a similar principle. In the Facebook password email virus, you receive an email telling you that your Facebook password has been changed. If you follow the link in the email, you are taken not to Facebook, but to a website loaded with malware that will try to infect your computer. Another … [Read more...]